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Bartlett student unveils £22k kinetic structure

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Bartlett architecture student Charlie Redman has submitted this £22,000 scheme for the 2016 AJ Small Projects Award

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The moving shelter was completed in the summer as part of a larger scheme at the King’s Cross garden site.

Charlie Redman’s ‘welcoming shelter’ is one of seven structures built from reclaimed materials for educational charity Global Generation.

The shelter was designed to be moveable so the garden can be relocated to different spaces around Argent’s development site as construction of the huge masterplan progresses.

The scheme provides flexible outdoor seating and dining space which opens and closes depending on the weather.

King's Cross Skip Garden Welcoming Shelter

King’s Cross Skip Garden Welcoming Shelter

Project data

Location King’s Cross, London
Type of project public realm
Client Global Generation
Architect Charlie Redman
Structural engineer Arup
Metal fabricator Metalcraft UK
Project manager 2 Forty One
Lighting consultant George Scott Design
Tender date September 2014
Start on site date April 2015
Completion date June 2015
Gross internal floor area 18m2
Total cost £22,000

King's Cross Skip Garden Welcoming Shelter

King’s Cross Skip Garden Welcoming Shelter

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